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 2020-09-27 13:15 

WTOP

Patriots place C David Andrews, LB Josh Uche on IR...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed starting center David Andrews and rookie linebacker Josh Uche on......

 2020-09-27 13:14 

VOA

Israelis Mark Yom Kippur Under 'Painful' Virus Lockdown...

The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, begins on Sunday in a nation already under a sweeping coronavirus lockdown. Every year, businesses shut down, roads empty out and even radio and TV stations go sile...

 2020-09-27 13:13 

Washington Times

Driver's license renewal deadline extended another 3 months...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has extended expiration dates for driver's licenses another three months. White announced this week that expired licenses need be renewed by Feb. 1, 2021. The previous extension was unti...

 2020-09-27 13:12 

WTOP

Former champ Halep reaches French Open 2nd round, Goffin out...

PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Simona Halep won 10 straight games in beating Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4, 6-0 to reach the......

 2020-09-27 13:11 

Washington Times

State pilots community garden on Chicago's South Side...

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois officials are testing out a new community garden project they hope will bring more fresh produce options to distressed neighborhoods on Chicago's South Side. The first site to participate will be Antioch Haven Homes, affordable...

 2020-09-27 13:07 

The Daily Caller

Larry Scott Says There's 'No Reason' Why An Undefeated PAC-12 Team Can't Make The Playoff...

Which team has the best shot...

 2020-09-27 13:05 

Washington Times

Lawyers group wants Senate to slow Amy Coney Barrett's nomination...

The American Bar Association is concerned that the U.S. Senate is moving too quickly to evaluate Judge Amy Coney Barrett's appointment to the Supreme Court. President Trump selected Judge Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit to rep...

 2020-09-27 13:05 

Washington Times

Money pouring into Massachusetts ballot question campaigns...

BOSTON (AP) - Money, and a lot of it, is pouring into campaigns for the two questions on the November ballot in Massachusetts. A look at both referendums and the cash being spent around them: ___ RIGHT TO REPAIR By far, most of the money has been raised b...

 2020-09-27 13:02 

WTOP

F1 Russian Grand Prix Results...

Sunday At Sochi Autodrom Sochi, Russia Lap length: 5.00 kilometers (Start position in parentheses) 1. (3) Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes,......

 2020-09-27 13:01 

The Hill

Poll shows Biden with 10-point lead over Trump...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Trump by 10 points in an ABC/Washington Post...

 2020-09-27 13:01 

Washington Times

The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication...

Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. Try teaching a class full of schoolchildren and connecting with students who are themselves wearing masks. Teachers who in ordinary times rely on their voic...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Post

Solution to Evan Birnholz's Sept. 27 Post Magazine crossword, "Chorus Lines"...

Cut the music....

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Times

People with addictions face challenges in pandemic...

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many who live with substance use disorder have not been able to attend support groups they rely on for sobriety, social support and connection. Ann Hammond, lead peer recovery coach for First Choice...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Times

Peace Week 2020 to include new peace pole in Delaware...

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Generally speaking, poles stand as markers for distinct geographical points. A pole close to the heart of Sussex County isn't geographical but serves as a reminder of humankind's long-held hope for a peaceful world. The Geo...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Times

Baltimore company's mystery game surges in popularity...

BALTIMORE (AP) - For a few hours each month, Katie Carlin, Olivia Curi and Sean Greening are no longer roommates persevering through a pandemic. The arrival of a box on their Riverside doorstep transforms their house into a private detective agency, as th...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Times

Virus testing gives 'peace of mind' at Virginia school...

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - When a nasal swab went up his nose, Dick McGrady had all sorts of reactions. First and foremost, he thought he was going to sneeze, and in his effort to keep that at bay, he started laughing. Next, his eyes began to water; as a ...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Washington Times

Soldiers cleanup slave-era cemeteries in Virginia...

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Ghana Smith got a call from Army Staff Sgt. Israel Lopez a few weeks back, telling her he was bringing "a group of people" from Fort Eustis last weekend to help cut the grass at two overgrown historic cemeteries in Hampton. Smi...

 2020-09-27 13:00 

Barron's

Why Couples Should Think Carefully Before the Higher Earner Claims Social Security Early...

Retirees often don't realize that when a spouse dies, the government stops sending two monthly Social Security checks....

 2020-09-27 12:56 

US News & World Report

Fighting Erupts Between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 2 Killed...

Fighting has erupted anew between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh....

 2020-09-27 12:55 

The Daily Caller

Tua Tagovailoa Says He Will Live Off Of His Endorsement Money...

He's a smart guy...

 2020-09-27 12:55 

Washington Times

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge...

PARIS (AP) - Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections, the health minister said Sunday. As res...

 2020-09-27 12:45 

VOA

Lebanese Politician Bassil Infected with Coronavirus, His Party Says...

Leading Lebanese politician Gebran Bassil has been infected with a...

 2020-09-27 12:44 

The Hill

Majority of voters want presidential election winner to pick next Supreme Court justice: poll...

A clear majority of Americans believe the winner of the November presidential election should appoint the next Supreme Court justice, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll...

 2020-09-27 12:39 

Washington Times

On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservative...

WASHINGTON (AP) - If Congress confirms President Donald Trump's nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative, and also perhaps more ready to tackle certain hot-button issues like abortion and guns. C...

 2020-09-27 12:39 

WTOP

On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservative...

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Congress confirms President Donald Trump's nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would......

 2020-09-27 12:38 

VOA

Asia Leads in Press Freedom Breaches Tied to Pandemic Reporting...

Asian governments are doing more to harass and arrest journalists reporting on the coronavirus pandemic and to keep accurate news of the crisis from reaching their populations than those in any other region, press advocates say.Tracking by the Internation...

 2020-09-27 12:38 

Washington Times

Romania's municipal election seen as test for December vote...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Voters in Romania were casting ballots Sunday in municipal elections, which are being viewed as a test of how the next general election on Dec. 6 will unfold for the country's minority-led government. About 19 million registe...

 2020-09-27 12:38 

Raw Story

Amy Coney Barrett's membership in her controversial 'covenant group' should be probed by Democrats: Catholic theologian...

Appearing on CNN early Sunday morning, Massimo Faggioli — Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University — said the Senate Democrats are within their rights to question Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about her rel...

 2020-09-27 12:37 

VOA

Yemen's Warring Parties Agree on Largest Prisoner Swap...

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange around 1,000 prisoners, including 15 Saudis, as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process, the United Nations and sources said on Sunday. The Yemeni government, backed by a S...

 2020-09-27 12:29 

WUSA9.com

Smithsonian reopens four additional museums with new safety measures in place...

You will now need to order your free timed-entry pass before your visit. Museums have limits on the number of people allowed at one time....

 2020-09-27 12:27 

Washington Examiner

White House Report Card: Win on court pick, fumble on election results...

President Trump ended his week with his pick of federal judge Amy Coney Barrett, a move that buoyed conservatives and made liberals so furious they are considering boycotting her confirmation hearing....

 2020-09-27 12:14 

VOA

Paris Attacker Says He Was Targeting 'Charlie Hebdo' Magazine...

French officials say a man who is suspected of stabbing two people Friday in Paris has said he was targeting what he thought were the offices of the satirical magazine...

 2020-09-27 12:13 

The Daily Caller

The Detroit Lions Have To Beat The Arizona Cardinals...

End the chaos...

 2020-09-27 12:10 

Washington Times

Congress passes bill honoring airmen killed in 1962 crash...

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - The B-47 Ridge Designation Act, a bill honoring four airmen killed in a 1962 crash on Emigrant Peak, passed the House of Representatives unanimously. Lt. Fred Hixenbaugh, Capt. Bill Faulconer, Lt. Lloyd Sawyers and Lt. David Sutto...

 2020-09-27 12:10 

Washington Times

Evidence technician runs police room holding grim history...

OREM, Utah (AP) - For 11 years Tara Calancea has been caring for, recording and storing evidence from Orem's crime scenes. To her co-workers she is known as the evidence room czar - or better - Czarina. While Calancea, Orem's evidence technician, ...

 2020-09-27 12:07 

The Hill

Kenosha County sheriff who said some people 'aren't worth saving' endorses Trump...

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth has endorsed President Trump for re-election, saying he supported law officers "when it counted" and that he is proud to back him "as a leader who will uphold law and order."...

 2020-09-27 12:06 

Washington Times

UN: Yemen's warring sides to swap more than 1,000 prisoners...

CAIRO (AP) - The United Nations said Yemen's warring sides agreed Sunday to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking the first phase of a release plan reached earlier this year. The U.N. mission in Yemen said the internationally recognized governme...

 2020-09-27 12:06 

WTOP

UN: Yemen's warring sides to swap more than 1,000 prisoners...

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations said Yemen's warring sides agreed Sunday to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking the......

 2020-09-27 12:04 

Raw Story

The Trump years have proved to be an ethical Whack-a-Mole game in which the taxpayer is always the loser...

Maybe it has ever been thus, but Donald Trump is using our tax dollars to send to potential voters in an outwardly political effort. Recent efforts, for example, include ponying up an extra $13 billion more dollars in pandemic aid for big agriculture unde...

 2020-09-27 12:00 

The Atlantic

Distance...

A poem for Sunday...

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

'You're still my baby': Hong Kong mother pleas for son held in mainland China after desperate boat escape...

Hong Kong police say the 12 who tried to flee by boat to Taiwan will be tried by the mainland China legal system....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

The Hill

What if we elect 2 presidents?...

One has to hope and pray that whatever the will of the American voter on Election Day, it will be honored and respected, and that we begin 2021 with only one president....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Barron's

Savings Rate in China Is Climbing. How to Invest Is Another Issue....

More than 60,000 Chinese were surveyed about their savings, retirement plans, and investment acumen. The findings may have implications for the untapped market for investment products....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

A D. C. man who spent 25 years in prison for murder always said he was innocent. His case was finally dismissed....

Lawyers for Troy Burner argued that federal prosecutors relied on one witness who later recanted his testimony....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

After weeks of chaos, a slow return to in-person classes and wide-scale testing bring some stability to D.C.-area universities...

Colleges and universities in the Washington area have reported relatively few coronavirus cases so far this fall....

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Washington Examiner

China prepares to fly fighter jets over Taiwan...

China seems set to overfly Taiwan with fighter jets. Such an operation would be designed to warn the U.S. against increasing its support for Taiwan. And second, to test whether President Tsai Ing-wen is willing to fire on Chinese aircraft....

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Raw Story

Democrats have a plan to make Mitch McConnell's life as painful as possible: report...

According to a report from Politico, Senate Democrats acknowledge that they don't have the numbers to keep Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett off the court when the Senate takes up the vote — but that doesn't mean they won't be usin...

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Raw Story

The hypocrisy of 'socially responsible' corporations...

As they push forward to fill a Supreme Court vacancy shortly before a presidential election, Republicans are putting on a master class in hypocrisy. A new report on self-proclaimed socially responsible corporations reminds us that the tendency to say one ...

 2020-09-27 11:54 

The Hill

Trump suggests Supreme Court nominee would tip panel to overturn Roe v. Wade...

President Trump said he thinks his conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett could tip the court toward a decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, potentially by allowing states to decide whether to ban abortion....

 2020-09-27 11:53 

Raw Story

Trump's Supreme Court pick has a problem with the Constitution...

Nomination of conservative Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court makes us think about the role of government in our lives and the Republican majority view of winning vs. fairness. That her lifetime confirmation will change the direction of the Supreme Co...

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